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-- in 2009, a minute after takeoff, it crashed in the outskirts of paris, killing 109 passengers and crew on board, mostly germans, and four people on the ground. a small strip of titanium metal that had fallen onto the runway from a continental dc-10 set off a catastrophic chain of events, shredding concords tired -- retires as it and rolled down the runway, and eventually causing a fire in the fuel tanks. in clearing continental of criminal responsibility, the ruling refers to other unknown elements. >> after 12 years, more than 12 years, continental has been accused of being responsible for concords accident. justice has finally been served. continental is not responsible for the concord crash. the mechanic that fitted the titanium strip was deemed to be negligent. although he could not have predicted the events that would follow. which is why his 15 months suspended sentence was quashed. lawyers argue that it should have been grounded before the incident. there had been incidents with its tires that raised concerns. and witnesses claimed it was already on fire before it hits the titan
blamed continental for a piece of metal that fell on to the paris rpt nw. >> in iraq, at least 38 people have been killed and more than 100 injured after sieof bombings in the south of the country. the attacks targeted she of pilgrims as well as local security forces. >> a moscow court has been video showing punk band pussy riot protesting - banned video for being insulting to orthodox members. twoembers are serving sentences for hooliganism in the church. >> trial for the former yugoslavia has acquitted the former yugoslavian prime minister in a trial for crimes against humanity. the court said there was no evidence to support accusations. serbs have been protesting along their countries' border in response to that judgment. now to a breakthrough in technology that could help millions of people who depend on hearing aids in their everyday lives. >> if you are one of them, you will know that hearing aids are not much at helping pick out a single voice in a busy room. >> that's true. now scientists say they have found the answer, and they have one of germany's most prestigious technology
are cooling off here in london and paris. overnight temperatures around zero and the highs only at 5 on your saturday. now here's a look at your extended forecast. ♪ >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo. for all of us here at nhk world, thanks for joining us. have a great day wherever you are.
't know that. >> i thought it was paris. >> bill: a reason you thought it was paris? >> because i was wrong. >> bill: tie breaker. in addition to running the gambino crime family. john gotti was the father of five. his father suffered a tragedy young son was killed by a driver. what happened to the man to killed frank? what happened to the man who killed his son? cards up, please. and roll the tape. >> the person that was driving the car. >> right. >> disappeared. >> correct. >> do you think that was something your father was involved in? >> probably. knowing john, how he was and how he felt about a lot of things, especially regarding his own children, he probably was. >> bill: what a great parent john gotti. so we have a tie. here is the tie breaker. john gotti the mobster, not the son died where? maccallum? >> in prison. >> prison. >> bill: where? >> new york. >> bill: wrong. >> lesson worth. >> bill: no. >> alcatraz. sing sing. >> bill: not close. illinois. so both win because i don't have time for these people to wise up. factor tip of the day and it has to do with using the i
again if ben ben ak iruns off with paris hilton. you don't know what will happen but i want to assure you that the fund is managed with taking prudent risk over the long-term and we do care very much about earning returns and protecting the principal. thank you for your attention. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you. joe. >.hold on just a second. trustee driscoll and then we'll go to public comment. we'll do that after public comment. >> good afternoon. j)p driscoll also with the san francisco. grand jury report suffered so much ground, so many points it took quite a while to get past some of their misstatements, misrepresentations to get to their findings. my problem is if the basis was incorrect,it takes a while to follow their reasoning. they were nice enough to put in their notes and their attachments all these wonderful articles by groups such as the upjohn people that they use some of that explanation about what they think we should do. so many points but one i want to focus on and followed up on what the commissioner just said we do not follow preservation of capital adequately e
were killed shortly after the plane took off from paris. thursday's ruling applies to a 2010 case where a french court convicted continental airlines and one of its mechanics as accessories to the crash. the concord struck a piece of metal that fell from a continental plane. >> dominique strauss-kahn has reportedly reached a settlement with the new york hotel maid who accused him of raping her. the woman filed a lawsuit against dominique strauss-kahn for the 2011 incident. he described their encounter consensual. prosecutors dropped criminal charges against dominique strauss-kahn last year. >>> the supreme court is considering whether to get involved in determining if the u.s. constitution guarantees same sex couples the right to marry. the justices are expected to meet today on the issue. a case is to be argued next year. a decision in favor of same sex marriage would overturn every state provision banning gay marriage. >>> missouri lottery officials will introduce holder or holders of one of the two winning powerball jackpot tickets today. the $588 million prize was the second largest
. >>> welcome to "worldwide exchange." you're seeing live shots from paris where mario draghi is speaking at a conference. let's listen in. >> certainly there has been recent progress in the convergence of relative costs and internal and external imbalance and i want to say a few words about this progress because we also miss to acknowledge the positive things that have happened in recent months. is this reflects stronger policy as well as structural reforms. trade balances havele also improv improved. in most cases this improvement has resulted from a combination of a relatively strong export growth particularly in spain and portugal, and very weak or negative import growth notably in greece. the contraction of domestic demand continues to play a role in this adjustment. part of this is cyclical. but it also reflects rebalance from previously unsustainable domestic demand growth. demand has to be contained and sbla h supply has to be increased. supply adjustment takes more time. there are also signs that competitiveness gains have contributed to recent improvements in current
no ha desmentido ni confirmado la noticia. >> lindsay lohan esta en pari parietos con la ley por golpear a una mujer en un centro noc r nocturno, se debe presentar en u una corte proximamenÓximamente. >> estamos felices queremos ver las pelÍculas de estrenos este fin de semana vamos con gdaniel ganosa, >> estremos muy inetresteresa o como killin them softly, un d e director con pedegree un solido libreto e intenciÓn politÍtica. >> tambiÉn un documental que r t retrata el mÉxico del olvido. >> protagonizan killin en una a partida de poker ocasionando el colapso de su vida criminal, buscan reestablecer el orden en el mundo. >> bueno, filmamos la pelÍcula en nueva orleans que es un lugar muy especial para mi, la exp experiencia fue miuy buena. >> este es un documental donde s se mezclan canciones y temas universales, heroes de todo el paÍs que reflexionan cantando y hablando del paÍs. >> el director nos cuenta el proceso desde que se concibio >> fue presentar un mapa cultu a cultural de personalidades, >> este es mi tercer f philadelphia, y y representarlo de una manera dist
it is 1832 and high is manning a barricade in paris. and next to me charles pain wall street ceo. >> so could our state pens take some friends? prisons on u.s. soil could handle detainees from guantanamo bay as long as they made sig can't -- significant operational changes. as the chairwoman diane dianne feinstein notes it demonstrates that if the political will exists we could finally close guantanamo without impairing our national security. but many issues would have to be considered if terrorists were transferred state side. among them, the physical location of the detainees could be a target for individuals and groups intent on harming the detainees or harming the personnel involved in detention operations which could result in unintended harm to the general public. for more let's go live to the national security correspondent jetski dog at guantanamo bay. >> i knew this would happen. it is not supposed to be a vacation. you are going to gitmo to do work and you spend your whole time doing this. >> they do work at gitmo. >> work is play and blai is work for jetski dog. ya, baby. >> senato
no problem. so those stunning comments coming after he met with the unions in paris who were upset about the potential closing of the plant and then uses america as a cover. and then there was china. apparently our fiscal cliff mess has them up in arms. a chinese newspaper scolding the u.s. writing this. a country such as the united states that is accustomed to telling other nations to be responsible should on the one big problem concerning the future of the global economy show itself to be a responsible power. imagine that. china which we know doesn't play fair on chair or valuing currencies basically calling the u.s. irresponsible. and you know what? you can't argue with them. they are not wrong. our politicians have made it so a socialist government in france is looking to mimic us and a communist government is mocking us. take a look at the markets today. the dow jones industrial average had a burst at the close. it was up at 30 points
just been thrown out. >> reporter: by the time the air france concord lifted off from paris, its left wing was already on fire. it was july 25th, 2000. 109 passengers and crew had only minutes to live. the plane crashed into a hotel, killing four more people on the ground. turns out a 16-inch metal strip lying on the runway brought down the concord. >> when the concord went over it, it hit the tire to a point where it then exploded. parts of the tire then went up into the fuel tank like shrapnel. >> reporter: the flying debris exploded the concord's fuel tanks. the metal piece that triggered the accident had fallen off a continental dc-10 and had been mistakenly installed by a continental mechanic. >> this was an accident. why the french courts got involved and tried to make a criminal case out of this, i will never understand. >> reporter: french courts held continental airlines criminally responsible and convicted its mechanic of manslaughter. but now a french appeals court has overturned that ruling, saying the mistake made by the continental mechanic did not amount to a crime. the
during the siege of paris, providing political and humanitarian support. >> coming up tonight an c-span an update an the fiscal cliff. first we hear from speaker boehner. later senate democrats explain what they are looking for in negotiations with republicans. house speaker john boehner told reporters there has been no progress in two weeks of discussions on the fiscal cliff. his comments came on the same day guide ner made rounds on capitol hill. this is ten minutes. >> good morning, everyone. the president has warned us about the dangers of going over the fiscal cliff. but his actions have not matched his public statements. members of his own party seem quite comfortable with sending the economy over the fiscal cliff. on tuesday, we had productive conversation at the white house. despite the claims that the president supports a balanced approach, the democrats have yet to get serious about real spending cuts. secondly, no substantive progress has been made in the talks between the white house and the house over the last two weeks. this is not a game. jobs are on the line. the am
. and it matters. thank you for make sure we know what's happening. >> do you go over to paris yet? >> no r, it's expensive. >> hitchhike. >>> coming up, you conditioned afford to wait until the opening bell rings. #. >>> if we go over the fiscal cliff, global business travel association estimates that u.s. biz travel spending will take a $20 billion hit in the short term. but how about the long term outlook? find out next. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. governor of getting it done. you know how to dance... with a deadline. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. this is awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is, business pro. yes, it is. go national. go like a pro. >>> what are the long term effects for business travel if the economy falls off the fiscal cliff? the gbta predicts the reduced deficits and lower interest rates will lead to growth in the economy and an increase in business travel spending. >>> welcome back. now to the weather channel. reyno
on a flight to paris. >> think i'm running on a little bit of adrenaline right now. >> reporter: no time for the eiffel tower, only an hour before leaving for salt lake city, another 12 hours in the air. >> 54 1/2 hours in. >> reporter: we caught up with him in utah where there was one flight to go, salt lake to baltimore. in all howie traveled a mind-blowing 14,000 miles and with elite bonuses he's earned 30,000 plus, enough to propel him to delta's diamond level in 2013 and he'll eventually to use those miles to travel for free. >> there are hundreds of thousands of people that do this. >> reporter: howie blogs about his travel tricks and says the online forum on flyertalk.com is a treasure trove for extreme frequent flyers who constantly monitor new fares for low cost long hauls. >> we're trying to beat the system. been to 65 different countries using these techniques. >> reporter: the frugal travel guy hosts seminars on how to travel on the cheap, like the atlanta to honolulu trip he took with wife kate for $152 round trip. >> he loves the game. he loves the chase. >> reporter: and c
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